New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Sara Egge’s book on women’s suffrage earns two awards

A book by Claude D. Pottinger Associate Professor of History Sara Egge, Woman Suffrage and Citizenship in the Midwest (University of Iowa Press, 2018), has received two prestigious awards: the Gita Chaudhuri Prize from the Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) and the Benjamin Shambaugh Award from the State Historical Society of Iowa for the

By |2019-10-24T12:12:55+00:00October 24th, 2019|History, News|

Centre again named ‘Best College in Kentucky’ by Forbes

Forbes recently ranked Centre the best in Kentucky in its annual listing of the top colleges in each state. The designation confirms Centre’s reputation as the Commonwealth's premier college, offering the best value in terms of affordability, opportunity and achievement. To explain Centre's distinction on the list, Forbes referenced the Centre Commitment  as something that

Centre College announces 2019 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Leonard Demoranville Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Leonard Demoranville Leonard Demoranville joined the Centre faculty in 2012 as visiting assistant professor of chemistry. Before coming to Centre, Demoranville spent time as a National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National

By |2019-07-12T20:51:15+00:00July 11th, 2019|Chemistry, Classics, History, Mathematics, News, Psychology, Religion|

Alumni in the News: Owensboro native finds success as archaeologist

This article was originally published in The Owensboro Times. When Centre College alumnus Brad Erickson ’09 was in high school, he once built a computer just for fun because he enjoyed tinkering with things. Others noticed that even at an early age he enjoyed putting things together and taking them apart, studying the science of

By |2019-07-10T13:39:54+00:00July 10th, 2019|Careers, History, News, Religion, Study Abroad|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 6: Integration

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

By |2019-06-26T13:16:28+00:00June 26th, 2019|Academics, Bicentennial, Buildings, Campus, History, News|

JCY Scholar Kersey Reynolds ’19 traces female representation in literature

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. John C.

By |2019-06-07T14:57:13+00:00June 7th, 2019|Academics, English, History, News, Religion, Research|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 5: C6-H0

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

By |2019-05-29T18:24:32+00:00May 29th, 2019|Bicentennial, Campus, History, News|

Students experience a variety of ‘War Stories’ in spring course

“The representation of contemporary war is one of my primary research areas,” said Stacey Peebles, associate professor of English and director of film studies. “I was in graduate school writing a dissertation about World War II and Vietnam War literature when Sept. 11 happened, and I realized that this whole understanding of modern war and

By |2019-05-17T13:57:00+00:00May 16th, 2019|Academics, English, Film Studies, History, News|

Commencement 196 to be streamed live on Centre website

Commencement Headquarters | Live Stream Centre College’s 196th Commencement, featuring an expected 332 graduates, will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, in Newlin Hall of the Norton Center for the Arts. The 2019 graduation exercises will begin with the Baccalaureate ceremony, which will take place in the same location at 11 a.m. that

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